Hippocratic oath is a great guideline for consumers in these times that corporate  profits may outweigh the importance of individual’s health. “Practice two things in your dealings with disease: either help or do not harm the patient.” In the case of supplementation, you, the consumer should do whatever you can not to harm yourself. Below…

 

Herbs are ancient medicines and medicine is not for everyone. Ge some facts before you buy. There are at least as many claims to solutions as there are a problem. Your path to finding real solutions begins with you questioning the validity of the claim and the authority of the source. Does echinacea prevent a…

 

When you review natural nitric oxide boosters like Xtreme NO, don’t forget the original source. On Feb 2015, Reuters reported on the results of blueberries on blood pressure 1. In this small study, a group of women ate freeze-dried blueberries for two months. The Nitric Oxide responsible in relaxing the blood vessel walls increased, and…

 

Most of the muscle mass and volume come from water and protein. This makes water the first muscle building supplementation for you. Sounds simple, right? Not really. First of all, chances are that you are not drinking enough water, and you are drinking diuretics that cause your body to lose more water that they provide….

 

Are you a candidate for cool sculpting? A few years ago FDA approved cool sculpting which has made it a popular choice for anyone who wants to take their body sculpting up a notch. This does not mean everyone is a candidate for cool sculpting. So, who are the best candidates for this fat loss…

 

Becoming a vegetarian is easier than you might think. Vegetarian eating is different but not difficult; it takes commitment, but it isn’t rocket science. First you have to distinguish what type of vegetarian you are most interested in becoming and, more importantly, why? People become vegetarians for many reasons. You may convert to vegetarianism because…

 

Hypertension or high blood pressure is called silent killer. It does not cause pain or any particular discomfort. As humans we tend to ignore things that do not cause us pain or interfere with our jobs or recreation until is too late. Hypertension contributes to development of congestive heart failure. Awareness of high blood pressure…

 

Statistical updates from the American Heart Association in 2012 reported that 76.4 million Americans have high blood pressure and they anticipate an almost 10% rise in that number by 2030. From 1998 to 2008 the death rate attributed to high blood pressure rose by over 20% and the estimated direct and indirect cost was over…

 

Asthma is among the most common Emergency Department diagnosis in America. Attacks are usually treated with bronchodilators and other medications that reduce the inflammation in the airways. There are several different types of triggers that induce the asthmatic response including food allergies, environmental allergies, chemical allergies and airborne irritants. Among the list of food allergies…

 

On June 6 2014 CNN investigative reporter Nina Teicholz challenged the idea. “When the dietary recommendations came out in 1961 saying that saturated fat causes heart disease, that was based on total cholesterol,” Teicholz said. “But our understanding of heart disease has evolved enormously.”  http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/06/health/saturated-fat-debate/